Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 36 40
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.17% 0.36% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 30.43% 2.94% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Slough median daily rate £300 £363 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -3.65% +25.42%
10th Percentile £296 £356 £339
90th Percentile £311 £369 £477
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -22.50% - +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £25.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.71% +44.29% +28.21%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 46 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.97% 12.41% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 21
Slough median daily rate £325 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -8.23% +31.67%
10th Percentile £228 £212 £306
90th Percentile £525 £466 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £364
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.84% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Slough median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £24.75 £30.90
% change year-on-year -35.64% -19.90% +76.57%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Slough

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (85.71%) XenApp
3 12 (85.71%) Citrix
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (42.86%) Office 365
5 6 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 6 (42.86%) Apple
5 6 (42.86%) VLAN
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Symantec
5 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Forcepoint
6 5 (35.71%) Polycom

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) VLAN
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) SMTP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCA
2 1 (7.14%) CCAA
2 1 (7.14%) CCENT
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) XenApp
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Apple
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) Forcepoint
4 5 (35.71%) MobileIron
4 5 (35.71%) Polycom
5 4 (28.57%) Canon
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) Avaya
7 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
7 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
7 1 (7.14%) Kofax
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) Veeam